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The All Progressives Congress is a strong political parties in Nigeria. It is the incumbent political power in Nigeria. It was founded on 6 February 2013.

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All Progressives Congress
Caretaker Chairman Mai Mala Buni (YO)
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari (KT)
Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (LA)
Senate President Ahmed Lawan (YO)
Speaker House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila (LA)
Founded 6 February 2013; 8 years ago (2013-02-06)
Merger of ACN
CPC
ANPP
Headquarters 40 Blantyre Street, off Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Wuse II, Abuja, FCT
Ideology Big tent
Economic nationalism
Political position Centre-left
Colours                  Green, white, blue, red(customary)
Seats in the House
217 / 360
Seats in the Senate
64 / 109
Governorships
20 / 36

Formation

APC was formed February 2013. It is the amalgamation of three political parties – the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP), a faction of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and the new PDP - a faction of then opposition party People's Democratic Party.

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